David Stern says NBA flopping penalties are too weak

Friday, June 7th, 2013

NBA commissioner David Stern said Thursday that the NBA's penalties for flopping are far too weak and aren't enough to stop players from doing it. He then claimed he wasn't sure if the league would do anything to strengthen its rules against the practice. This season the NBA implemented a system ...

Memphis Grizzlies Tony Allen fined $5,000 for ridiculous flop

Friday, May 24th, 2013

Tony Allen's ridiculous flop from the Game 2 of the NBA's Western Conference finals against the San Antonio Spurs almost caused a riot on Twitter. Well, now the 31-year-old Memphis Grizzlies guard has been fined $5,000 under the NBA's new anti-flopping rules. The 31-year-old Memphis Grizzlies guard rolled around on the ...

Luol Deng has lost 15 pounds and was “really scared” by illness

Thursday, May 9th, 2013

Chicago Bulls forward Luol Deng is unlikely to play in Game 3 of his team's second-round playoff series against the Miami Heat, but at the very least he seems to finally be getting healthy. Deng has been suffering through a bout with the flu that got so bad he was given ...